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Ascent of Montanha do Pico on 2015-06-12

Climber: Mark McAllister

Date:Friday, June 12, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Montanha do Pico
    Location:Portugal
    Elevation:7713 ft / 2350 m

Ascent Trip Report

Pico is quite highly regulated by the park authorities. There is a registration requirement and fee of 10 euros plus a mandatory safety video and each group must carry a tracking device issued as part of the registration. While this sounds a little over the top, there were over 9000 recorded registrations last year by people of varying levels of experience, and as the weather can turn pretty fast on Pico, it makes some sense. We, however, had a perfect, hassle free walk to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3776 ft / 1150 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3776 ft / 1150 m
    Start Trailhead:3937 ft / 1199 m
Descent Statistics



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